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Bear Creek Nature Center to Celebrate New and Update Exhibits

The Bear Creek Nature Center will host a free celebration from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m., on Saturday, January 5, inviting the community to explore and experience the nature center’s new and updated exhibits. The celebration will include live music from the All In! Jazz Trio, Greenback Cutthroat Trout educational presentations from Colorado Parks and Wildlife,…

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User-Friendly Parcel Search Tool

El Paso County Assessor Steve Schleiker and his team will discontinue its outdated parcel search web page and transition to a remodeled, more user-friendly tool called the Property Record Card on Jan. 2, 2019. The new parcel search web page can be found at https://property.spatialest.com/co/elpaso/. The Property Record Card and another new tool called Citizen…

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Nature Center Events and Programs for January 2019

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for January 2019 which includes: a bird count, night photography, hikes, volunteer orientations and a celebration of the new exhibits at Bear Creek Nature Center.   Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745,…

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Outgoing Commissioners Peggy Littleton and Darryl Glenn to be Honored on Thursday

A special proclamation reading honoring outgoing El Paso County Commissioners Peggy Littleton and Darryl Glenn will take place at 8 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018. What: Special proclamation reading to honor term-limited Commissioners Peggy Littleton and Darryl Glenn, whose terms end at the end of 2018. A reception will follow. When: 8 a.m., Thursday, Dec.…

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Chipita Park Road Drainage Improvements Project Begins

El Paso County began construction of the Chipita Park Road Drainage Improvements at Sand Gulch this week.  The project is located along Chipita Park Road, approximately 13 miles northwest of downtown Colorado Springs and adjacent to Ute Pass Elementary School. The Project will generally consist of reconstruction and armoring of the Sand Gulch channel between…